Equine Worming

By |October 16th, 2017|Horses, Parasites, Worms|0 Comments

Worming: All horses require management to prevent worm burdens.  Understanding the lifecycles and different kinds of worms will aid in preventing these burdens.   Anthelmintic (worming treatment) resistance is growing so it is important to make informed decisions when treating our horses.
Roundworms
Horses generally become infected with worms, or endoparasites, directly when they graze and consume the worm larvae living in the grass.  A typical roundworm lifecycle is known as a direct life cycle.  Adults